إدريس

See also: ادریس

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EtymologyEdit

From the verb أَدْرُس(ʾadrus, to teach), from the root د ر س(d-r-s), reportedly because he was the first to write with a pen.

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Proper nounEdit

إِدْرِيس (ʾidrīsm

  1. (Islam) Idris, Idrees, a prophet in Islam generally held to be identical to the biblical Enoch
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 19:56:
      وَٱذْكُرْ فِي ٱلْكِتَبِ إِدْرِيسَ إِنَّهُ كَانَ صِدِّيقًا نَبِيًّا
      wa-ḏkur fī l-kitabi ʾidrīsa ʾinnahu kāna ṣiddīqan nabiyyan
      And mention in the Book, Idrees. Indeed, he was a man of truth and a prophet.

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